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Emily Bront(?)’s Lesbian Tendency in Wuthering Heights

Author Bo
Tutor NingMei
School Guizhou University
Course English Language and Literature
Keywords Emily Bronte Homosexual tendencies Gender inversion Gay narrative mode
Type Master's thesis
Year 2009
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Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte (Emily Bront (e | ¨), 1818 ~ 1848), with its monumental works literary world famous in the world. Emily Bronte research has become a hot topic in the literary world. In recent years, research works of Emily Bronte novel \Emily Bronte, this article only discussed homosexuality in his novel \However, I was not Emily Bronte is gay in the modern sense, and Emily just unconscious to his homosexuality implied to her only novel. This paper is divided into the following five sections are discussed: The first chapter is the introduction. A brief introduction to Emily Bronte himself and his work, a review the past literary critics make them study and comment, and a brief literary terminology involved. The second chapter studies the impact of the cause of homosexuality (gender inversion) factors. His mother died of the first stage in the development of gender awareness experienced hampered severely affected the development of gender awareness. Freud talked about the reasons for the formation of homosexuality, he stressed that the nature of the acquired educated. Suffered by the families of childhood education has always been male-centered, whether the author's father, aunt or later instead of the mother's position is regarded the only boy in the home as the center of the home, all of childhood boys showed character. Can not heal the psychological trauma of His mother died, her own misfortune to the novel. \So give them proper arrangements for a like a mother to take care of their lives, to listen to their aspirations, to soothe their minds of the people, this is the Nari. Chapter Emily Bronte's gay narrative mode. The narrative emerging patterns duplication and fusion delete a different, novel to the same. According to the American literary critic Marilyn Farwell gay narrative space theory \conflict between and straight (Catherine and Linton). This paper discusses two aspects of narrative on repeat mode and similar family relations arrangements and figures repeated and similar. The next of kin marriage makes all the characters in the novel \The second-generation figure is the first generation of people to repeat itself. This narrative mode is in line with Falwell, the definition of gay text narrative strategy. Chapter \I believe that \Catherine and Heathcliff combination is the incarnation of the author. Two different figures from the same to go back to the same process shall Emily Bronte aware of their homosexual tendencies to suppress this tendency to conform to social attitudes and then to pull it loose soul regression. The fifth chapter is the conclusion. To sum up, \Unconscious manifestation of homosexuality gay narrative mode and the entanglements of the main characters in the novel. A preliminary study of Emily Bronte's homosexuality to Emily Bronte research introduces a relatively new field, new ideas and methods for future research.

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